A classic returns. One of the first machinima “hits” - before it was called machinima - is now available in a variety of video formats, as well as the original in-game version. Video versions are a mostly faithful conversion of the original, with only a few minor tweaks and fixes. Synopsis The war against the vicious Strogg was a tremendous victory for all of humankind. Despite the loss of thousands of brave soldiers — more due to bad planning than the commanders want to admit — a brave... Topics: Quake, id Software, Overman, Zarathustra Studios
A recam of a highlight reel of various trick-jump contest winners for the year 1998, when "Riding the Rocket" challenges took place in Quake2. From the old RTR website: "Riding the Rocket hosts fortnightly competitions pertaining to trickjumps in both [Quake2] and [Quake3Arena], pitting the world's best Jump Gods against each other." As you may or may not know, the Quake games by id Software are played in a virtual 3D environment from a first-person perspective (looking... Topics: Quake II, id Software, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, rocket jumps, recams
A recam of a series of speed runs through the single-player missions of id Software's Quake2, in the mind-blowing time of 21 minutes, 6 seconds. This high-speed voyage through the single-player missions of Quake2 is loaded with exciting action, narrow escapes, and absolutely amazing maneuvers. The phrase "every trick in the book" could not be more apt. Speed-runners from around the globe contributed their best runs to bring together this journey through the game, from start to finish.... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Quake II, id Software, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, speed runs
A recam of a one-on-one deathmatch (Quake2) betweem Immortal and Rix at the CPL Extreme Annihilation tournament in 1999. This 20 minute contest was the finals match, to win the elimination tournament. 720x480 DivX video. Trailer available at http://z-studios.com Immortal was recognized as one of the most formidable competitive Quake2 opponents in the United States, his control of key regions and resources were complimented by his amazing aim. Could he solidify his reputation as one of the... Topics: Quake II, id Software, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, deathmatch, recams, CPL Extreme Annihilation...
The gamer known as Thresh made a name for himself in the mid nineties when he handily dominated a national tournament in id Software's Doom2, snatching the grand prize: the Ferrari of one of the game's creators, John Carmack. His domination carried over into the immensely popular follow-up game, Quake. For several months after the release of Quake2, Thresh never participated in a public match of the game, which bore striking differences to its predecessors. Many wondered if Thresh's domination... Topics: Deathmatch, Quake, Thresh, Recam, Rice, Phil, Zarathustra studios, Overman, id Software
All men of the world can find common ground in these simple rules of “evacuation” etiquette. A Zarathustra Studios Production. More information available at: http://z-studios.com/films/2006/09/13/mre/ A machinima film made with The Sims 2, Sim City 4, MOHO, and other tools. ( 12 reviews ) Topics: The Sims 2, SimCity 4, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, Rice, Phil, Electronic Arts, Maxis
A recam of a one-on-one deathmatch (Quake2) between Psychotron and JesusFreak at a LAN tournament in Alabama in December 1998. This contest was one of two finals matches, to win the elimination tournament. This is an actual live recording of a Quake match that took place between the two opponents, each playing from separate computers hooked into the same local area network (LAN). The first-person-perspective recordings were then recammed for a more cinematic look and feel. This is an edited... Topics: Quake II, id Software, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, Psychotron, JesusFreak, Fragfest II,...